Related Information for Jackie Greene Jackie Greene (born Chris Nelson on 27 November 1980 in Salinas, California) is an American singer-songwriter playing folk or roots rock music. He released his first album in 2002 and, in 2005, signed with a major record label, Verve Forecast. In March 2013 he began performing as a member of The Black Crowes.Greene was interested in music from an early age. As a child, he taught himself to play the piano and subsequently the guitar. At 16 he started sitting in for local bands. As he got o.. read more